Caribbean Contemporary Classics
Welcome to Reading Month, 2021 Caribbean Contemporary Classics Day, sponsored by Hodder Education!
The Caribbean has such as rich culture that serves as fodder for novels, short stories, plays and poetry. Today we feature some of these Caribbean authors, in the hope that it inspires you as a reader to become a creator of literature that will capture the Caribbean experience!
Click on a video to hear an excerpt of a reading by a Saint Lucian, from a Caribbean Contemporary Classics text. Head over to the specially design page at https://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/caribbeancontemporaryclassicsday for activities and additional materials that you can use in the classroom.
Green Days by the River
read by Dr. Sharon Belmar George (Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Wellness)
Escape to Last Man Peak
read by Dr. Fiona Mayer (Chief Education Officer of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations)
Neville and the Lost Bridge
read by Mr. Dawson Ragunanan, (Deputy Chief Education Officer of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations)
read by Ms. Louise Victor (Executive Director, Folk Research Centre)
An Honest Thief (from the anthology The Sun’s Eye)
read by Mr. Kendel Hippolyte (Poet, Author, Educator)
The Young Warriors
read by Mr. Ted Sandiford (Educator, Owner A.C.I.D Kreationz)